Objective: To compare sociodemographic and anthropometric profile of infertile women with and without endometriosis.Design: cross sectional study of infertile patients undergoing laparoscopy as a diagnostic procedure.Material and Method: 60 infertile women were included in study. Out of 60 infertile women, 30 had endometriosis and 30 were without endometriosis. Sociodemographic and anthropometric profile of both groups compared.Result: Women diagnosed with endometriosis were taller, thinner, and had a significantly lower BMI (21.50 ± 2.73 kg/m2 v/s 23.68 ± 1.76 kg/m2).Conclusion: Women diagnosed with endometriosis were found to have a lower BMI. Women with endometriosis may have a lean physique and it might be used as predictive factor in correlation with other factors for clinical diagnosis of endometriosis.
Monika Bajiya, Asha Verma, Amrita Kumari, Anuradha Salvi, Anjuman. Sociodemographic anthropometric profile of infertile women with and without endometriosis. International Journal of Medical Science and Clinical Research, Volume 3, Issue 3, 2021, Pages 06-08